Graduate Research Assistant (Spring/Fall 2023)


The Aerospace Structures and Materials Laboratory at Oklahoma State University has one funded graduate research assistant position for a PhD student (Spring 2023 enrollment preferred). Successful candidate will be supported through waived tuition and monthly stipend. If you have relevant experiences in physical modeling of additive manufacturing, multiscale modeling of lattice additive manufacturing structures, and data-driven based reduced order modeling, please contact Dr. Zhao to learn more about this opportunity.


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering Mechanics, Civil/Mechanical/Aerospace engineering or related field (required)

  • Good knowledge in semi-analytical method or/and numerical analysis, such as finite element method, meshless method, etc.,

  • Fundamentals in one of composite structures, solid mechanics, numerical optimization techniques, airplane design (optional)

  • Master degree in STEM preferred

Application Materials (additional material may be required, please check the following application link):

  • Transcripts from institutions from which a completed degree has been conferred

  • Statement of personal goals and objectives

  • Two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s abilities, interest, motivation, etc.

  • Copy of latest resume

How to apply:

  • Main application portal from the Graduate College

  • Here’s the link to MAE’s Graduate Admissions website that covers admission requirements/process/deadlines/etc

  • The main Graduate College website is


Email: wzhao(at)

Tel: +01(405)744-6446

Address: 201 General Academic Building, Stillwater, OK 74078

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